Your personal team of resume experts.
Let’s Eat, Grandma helps professionals rebrand themselves to land their dream jobs.
“What’s with the name?”
It’s a grammar joke about the importance of commas. If you’re asking your grandma to eat and you forget a comma, you’ll end up saying “Let’s eat grandma.”
…which would not turn out well. Remember, professional writing saves lives!
All of our writers go through a rigorous training program, created by our founder Chris based on his qualifications as a Certified Professional Resume Writer. We pride ourselves on a writing process that prioritizes not only quality but individual attention. Each package also gets reviewed twice by a supervisor. Here’s how it works:
1.) We Gather docs & Information
After your purchase, you will fill out a questionnaire, upload your resume, and schedule an appointment with one of our resume writers. Following this, you will receive an email from your writer introducing themselves and asking for any additional information they may require to produce the first drafts of your documents.
2.) We Work on first Drafts
Using the information you’ve provided, your writer will compose the first drafts of your documents and send them to you two business days prior to your phone consultation. Before being sent to you, your documents will be reviewed by a supervisor.
3.) You Speak with Your Writer
During your scheduled 30-minute phone consultation, your friendly writer will spend time getting to know you more deeply and come up with a customized strategy for your documents. Thanks to your questionnaire responses, they will be able to ask you more detailed questions and make the best use of your time.
4.) You Receive Second Drafts and Request Final Edits
Two business days after the consultation, your writer will provide the second drafts of your documents after sending for review by a supervisor. You will then have up to four business days to provide any additional edits.
5.) You'll receive Final Drafts and a Follow-Up Call
Once you’re satisfied with your revisions, you’re good to go! We’ll send you the final drafts of each document in both Word and PDF format. If you signed up for a complimentary follow-up when you ordered, we’ll give you a call to see how your job search is going.
What’s the Phone Consultation Like?
Nervous about working with a resume writer for the first time? Don’t be! Our writers are hired not just for their writing ability, but also their interpersonal communication.
Check out this video to see how easy, helpful, and fun your phone consultation can be.
Frequently Asked Questions
What qualifications do your writers have?
Our writers come from backgrounds in communications and business writing. They’ve all been hired for not only their writing and editing aptitude but also their interpersonal skills and professionalism.
Our founder, Chris Villanueva, is a Certified Professional Resume Writer with the National Association of Resume Writers and Career Coaches. Using the knowledge gained through his own rigorous certification process, we’ve developed a program that spans several weeks and incorporates a comprehensive training for our writers to turn them into resume writing experts.
I’ve seen a lot of non-traditional resumes that stand out with infographics and humor. Will you write me one of those?
We can create for you a clean and creatively designed resume that matches your requests and passes through ATS systems. We do not, however, use infographics, images, or humor in our resumes.
Creative resumes with non-traditional formatting are often appropriate and effective for creative fields, such as graphic design and the fine arts. They can also work well for small, alternative organizations where they will fit the company culture.
In any other situation, however, resumes like these are risky. They usually do terribly in Applicant Tracking Systems, and they can, in some cases, be perceived by hiring managers as unprofessional.
How do you tailor my resume for the jobs I want? Will it pass through Applicant Tracking Systems?
Absolutely! We’ve done exhaustive research into ATS software, and stay up to date with everything these infernal machines do and don’t like to see on resumes.
All of our resumes have ATS-friendly formatting and even come tailored with ATS keywords for the jobs you submit. Attach some job descriptions you’re looking into in our questionnaire, and your writer will naturally integrate keywords from them into your resume. They’ll also give you ATS tips on tailoring and submitting your resume for each job.
Will you scan my resume to tell me how it will do in the ATS?
To pass through ATS systems, a resume needs to be tailored to each individual job posting it’s submitted to. Since every ATS, every job, and every recruiter are different, it’s difficult and not very fruitful to give a general score on how one resume will perform.
Your writer will integrate ATS keywords in your resume for the jobs you send them and also give you guidance on how to tailor it further for each job you submit it to. We also offer plenty of resources to help you with this.
Do you work on Academic CV’s or Federal Resumes?
Not at this time, unfortunately. Academic CV’s and Federal Resumes have specific conventions that are different from the typical professional resumes that we specialize in.
Please still contact us, though, if you need help with your cover letter, LinkedIn, or any other application documents!
My resume is fine, but I’m not getting a job. Can you help me with interviewing, networking, or confidence?
Our Team & Our Story
CEO and Founder
President of Operations and Co-Founder
Founded by brothers Chris and Matt Villanueva, Let’s Eat, Grandma is a company with a mission. After graduating from Cornell University and excelling in the hospitality industry, Chris and Matt decided to apply their passions for people and service to one of the most stressful areas of life: job hunting. Applying for a new job is a long, difficult process at any age. We’re driven to make that process easier, giving you the tools and the confidence to improve your life.